Cincinnati 9, Chi Cubs 2
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(5-2)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 1 1 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 9 10 0
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 10 0
WP: B. Arroyo (2-0)
LP: G. Rusch (0-2)
(4-2)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. homered to deep right
Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn homered to deep center
Top 3rd: Cincinnati
- B. Arroyo homered to deep left
Top 4th: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn homered to deep left center
Top 6th: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion homered to deep left, A. Dunn, R. Aurilia and K. Griffey Jr. scored
- A. Kearns homered to deep center
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee doubled to left, T. Walker scored
Bot 9th: Chi Cubs
- M. Barrett homered to deep left center
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel 2b 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .429
F. Lopez ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333
K. Griffey Jr. cf 5 2 2 1 0 2 1 .267
R. Aurilia 1b 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 .240
A. Dunn lf 3 3 2 2 1 0 0 .417
E. Encarnacion 3b 4 1 2 4 0 0 0 .261
A. Kearns rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .310
D. Ross c 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .200
B. Arroyo p 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500
    A. Abad ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    C. Hammond p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 9 10 9 4 7 6  
 Batting
HR - K Griffey Jr (2, 1st inning off G Rusch 0 on, 2 Out), A Dunn 2 (4, 2nd inning off G Rusch 0 on, 0 Out, 4th inning off G Rusch 0 on, 1 Out), B Arroyo (2, 3rd inning off G Rusch 0 on, 0 Out), E Encarnacion (1, 6th inning off W Ohman 3 on, 0 Out), A Kearns (2, 6th inning off W Ohman 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - K Griffey Jr (7), A Dunn 2 (7), B Arroyo (2), E Encarnacion 4 (5), A Kearns (4).
2-out RBI - K Griffey Jr.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ross 1, R Freel 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - R Freel (1, 2nd base by G Rusch).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (F Lopez-R Freel-R Aurilia).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231
T. Walker 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .389
D. Lee 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .350
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .174
    N. Perez 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .571
M. Barrett c 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .391
J. Jones rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111
    A. Pagan rf-lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
M. Murton lf 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .273
    J. Williams p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Hairston Jr. ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
R. Cedeno ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .455
G. Rusch p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
    F. Bynum ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Mabry rf 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .600
 Totals 36 2 10 2 0 4 14  
 Batting
2B - G Rusch (1, B Arroyo); D Lee (2, C Hammond).
HR - M Barrett (3, 9th inning off R White 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - D Lee (7), M Barrett (10).
2-out RBI - D Lee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Mabry 1, A Ramirez 1, J Jones 1, J Pierre 1.
GIDP - A Pagan.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
PB - M Barrett.
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Arroyo (W, 2-0) 7.0 6 0 0 0 4 0 1.98
C. Hammond 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 72.00
R. White 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 1 7.20
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Rusch (L, 0-2) 5.0 5 4 4 1 4 4 8.00
W. Ohman 0.0 4 5 5 1 0 2 27.00
M. Wuertz 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
J. Williams 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.60
Pitches-strikes - B Arroyo 106-70; C Hammond 13-8; R White 14-10; G Rusch 97-56; W Ohman 12-8; M Wuertz 28-18; J Williams 35-22.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Arroyo 10-7; C Hammond 2-0; R White 4-0; G Rusch 4-6; W Ohman 0-0; M Wuertz 4-0; J Williams 5-0.
Batters faced - B Arroyo 26; C Hammond 4; R White 6; G Rusch 20; W Ohman 5; M Wuertz 7; J Williams 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Rick Reed. 3B--Tim Tschida.
Time: 2:32.
Attendance: 36,708.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY CINCINNATI'S EDWIN ENCARNACION AND AUSTIN KEARNS IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
CHICAGO RIGHT FIELDER JACQUE JONES LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH A STRAINED LEFT HAMSTRING.

Updated on Tuesday, Apr 11, 2006 5:11 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
E. Encarnacion E. Encarnacion
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Chi Cubs
M. Barrett M. Barrett
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI